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Child-friendly justice: Key terms (11.10.2019)

ReportSeptember2014This document provides clear explanations for children of the key terms used in the child-friendly justice project. It explains what rights are and how these rights should be protected during legal proceedings.

Rights in practice: access to a lawyer and procedural rights in criminal and European arrest warrant proceedings (27.9.2019)

ReportSeptember2019Protecting the rights of anyone suspected or accused of a crime is an essential element of the rule of law. Courts, prosecutors and police officers need certain powers to enforce the law – but trust in the outcomes of their efforts will quickly erode without effective safeguards. Such safeguards take on various forms, and include the right to certain information and to a lawyer.

Returning unaccompanied children: fundamental rights considerations (18.9.2019)

PaperSeptember2019Individuals who are not entitled to stay in the European Union are typically subject to being returned to their home countries. This includes children who are not accompanied by their parents or by another primary caregiver. But returning such children, or finding another durable solution, is a delicate matter, and doing so in full compliance with fundamental rights protections can be difficult. This focus paper therefore aims to help national authorities involved in return-related tasks, including child-protection services, to ensure full rights compliance.

Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey - Migrant women - selected findings (12.9.2019)

ReportSeptember2019FRA’s second EU Minorities and Discrimination survey (EU-MIDIS II) collected information from over 25,000 respondents with different ethnic minority and immigrant backgrounds across all 28 EU Member States. The main findings from the survey, published in 2017, pointed to a number of differences in the way women and men with immigrant backgrounds across the European Union (EU) experience how their rights are respected. This report summarises some of the most relevant survey findings in this regard, which show the need for targeted, gender-sensitive measures that promote the integration of – specifically – women who are immigrants or descendants of immigrants.

FRA: the EU’s Rights Agency (29.8.2019)

OtherSeptember2018Fundamental rights are the life blood of the EU. Our job is to support all EU bodies and Member States in honouring these commitments. Ultimately we exist to help everyone in the EU to live in dignity.

Migration: Key fundamental rights concerns - Quarterly bulletin 3 (29.7.2019)

PaperJuly2019The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has been regularly collecting data on migration since September 2015. This report focuses on the fundamental rights situation of people arriving in Member States and EU candidate countries particularly affected by migration movements. It addresses fundamental rights concerns between 1 April and 30 June 2019.

Young Jewish Europeans: perceptions and experiences of antisemitism (4.7.2019)

ReportJuly2019Based on FRA’s second large-scale survey on experiences and perceptions of antisemitism, this report focuses on the perspectives of young Jewish Europeans (aged 16-34) living in twelve EU Member States. It first describes this particular group and takes a look at defining antisemitism and understanding the place of Israel in it.

Forced return monitoring systems - 2019 update (28.6.2019)

Online publicationJune2019The EU Return Directive (2008/115/EC) in Article 8 (6) introduced an important fundamental rights safeguard for third-country nationals ordered to leave the EU because they do not or no longer fulfil the conditions for entry and/or stay. According to the directive, Member States must provide for an effective forced-return monitoring system.

Forced return monitoring systems - 2018 update (26.6.2019)

Online publicationJune2018The EU Return Directive (2008/115/EC) in Article 8 (6) introduced an important fundamental rights safeguard for third-country nationals ordered to leave the EU because they do not or no longer fulfil the conditions for entry and/or stay. According to the Directive, Member States must provide for an effective forced-return monitoring system.

Protecting migrant workers from exploitation in the EU: workers’ perspectives (25.6.2019)

ReportJune2019This report is the EU Fundamental Rights Agency’s fourth on the topic of severe labour exploitation. Based on interviews with 237 exploited workers, it paints a bleak picture of severe exploitation and abuse. The workers include both people who came to the EU, and EU nationals who moved to another EU country. They were active in diverse sectors, and their legal status also varied.